2016–17 Handbollsligan

The 2016–17 Handbollsligan is the 83st season of the Handbollsligan, Swedish's top-tier handball league. A total of fourteen teams contest this season's league, which began on 13 September 2016 and is scheduled to conclude on 27 May 2017.

Handbollsligan
Season2016–17
ChampionsIFK Kristianstad
(7th title)
Matches played262
All statistics correct as of 5 June 2017.

IFK Kristianstad are the defending champions, having beaten Alingsås HK 27–18 in the previous season's final.

FormatEdit

The first 7 rounds consists on a round-robin tournament with 2 groups of 7 teams each. Then, the competition format for the 2016–17 season consists of a home-and-away round-robin system. The top 8 teams qualifies directly to quarterfinals, while teams ranked 11th to 13th plays a play-down round against teams ranked 2nd to 4th from the lower division. Last ranked team is directly relegated to Allsvenskan.

TeamsEdit

 
 
Alingsås HK
 
Eskilstuna Guif
 
Hammarby IF
Ricoh HK
 
IFK Ystad
Ystads IF HF
 
HIF Karlskrona
 
Kristianstad
 
Lugi HF
 
HK Malmö
 
Redbergslids
IK Sävehof
 
IFK Skövde
 
HK Aranäs
2016–17 Handbollsligan

The following 14 clubs compete in Handbollsligan during the 2016–17 season. HK Drott was relegated from the previous season and IFK Ystad was promoted from 2015-16 Allsvenskan.

Team City Arena
Alingsås HK Alingsås Estrad Arena
Eskilstuna Guif Eskilstuna Eskilstuna Sporthall
Hammarby IF Stockholm Eriksdalshallen
IFK Ystad Ystad Ystad Arena
HIF Karlskrona Karlskrona Karlskrona idrottshall
IFK Kristianstad Kristianstad Kristianstad Arena
Lugi HF Lund FFS Arena
HK Malmö Malmö Baltiska Hallen
Redbergslids IK Gothenburg Lisebergshallen
Ricoh HK Stockholm Solnahallen
IFK Skövde Skövde Arena Skövde
IK Sävehof Partille Partillebohallen
Ystads IF HF Ystad Ystad Arena
HK Aranäs Kungsbacka Aranäshallen

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 IFK Kristianstad 32 25 1 6 901 769 +132 51 Play-offs
2 Lugi HF 32 23 2 7 885 777 +108 48
3 Redbergslids IK 32 23 1 8 859 741 +118 47
4 HK Malmö 32 20 3 9 859 773 +86 43
5 Alingsås HK 32 21 0 11 904 796 +108 42
6 IK Sävehof 32 20 2 10 923 855 +68 42
7 Eskilstuna Guif 32 14 5 13 851 858 −7 33
8 Ystads IF HF 32 15 1 16 891 864 +27 31
9 IFK Skövde 32 12 2 18 854 898 −44 26
10 Ricoh HK 32 11 4 17 787 839 −52 26
11 HK Aranäs 32 8 6 18 823 932 −109 22 Relegation Round
12 Hammarby IF 32 7 3 22 747 844 −97 17
13 HIF Karlskrona 32 4 4 24 768 933 −165 12
14 IFK Ystad 32 2 4 26 780 953 −173 8 Relegation
Updated to match(es) played on 5 June 2017. Source: Handbollsligan

ResultsEdit

Round 1-7
Round 8-33
Home \ Away ALI ARA ESK HAM KAR KRI LUG MAL RED RIC SAV SKO YIF YST
Alingsås HK 29–24 23–30 28–21 35–31 30–24 21–29 24–23 23–28 31–21 29–26 36–20 34–24 37–23
HK Aranäs 26–37 23–29 26–30 27–22 35–29 31–29 24–24 22–33 21–22 22–33 33–25 29–27 35–31
Eskilstuna Guif 31–24 28–28 25–21 32–29 25–26 22–30 25–36 0–10 27–29 31–25 28–28 33–32 33–33
Hammarby IF 26–25 26–26 30–28 32–23 21–29 23–24 27–27 22–31 22–26 23–26 24–26 23–25 26–18
HIF Karlskrona 25–40 24–24 23–24 26–32 24–32 25–25 21–29 24–38 21–27 25–27 29–27 25–33 32–27
IFK Kristianstad 25–16 33–18 27–23 33–21 33–18 31–25 23–20 25–16 28–27 22–20 34–26 28–27 39–22
Lugi HF 28–26 25–20 31–26 29–23 31–20 19–29 27–22 32–27 33–21 31–22 31–24 24–20 33–28
HK Malmö 26–21 35–27 30–24 26–16 29–20 25–25 26–25 20–25 29–25 32–29 28–24 29–28 31–29
Redbergslids IK 18–27 30–20 33–25 25–14 27–23 31–21 29–18 27–30 27–17 22–24 26–23 32–26 29–22
Ricoh HK 26–27 32–27 25–34 19–19 21–21 23–26 26–23 24–28 18–25 28–28 20–21 18–28 26–21
IK Sävehof 27–21 28–28 28–31 29–21 38–21 30–23 26–30 25–24 27–28 27–26 36–24 32–27 35–30
IFK Skövde 18–26 28–30 36–25 24–27 24–18 32–33 23–28 20–31 27–30 32–31 36–26 31–30 34–27
Ystads IF HF 31–27 33–22 25–28 27–24 28–27 28–25 30–28 27–18 31–31 28–29 25–28 29–32 33–30
IFK Ystad 15–30 31–31 25–31 27–21 24–24 25–28 20–24 24–26 18–28 17–26 33–37 26–30 23–22
Source:[citation needed]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Play-offsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                 
1 IFK Kristianstad 30 27 39
7 Eskilstuna Guif 19 21 17
1 IFK Kristianstad 32 23 37 30
8 Ystads IF HF 26 26 25 27
2 Lugi HF 20 34 26 24 22
8 Ystads IF HF 19 31 27 25 23
1 IFK Kristianstad 31
5 Alingsås HK 25
3 Redbergslids IK 29 29 31 18 23
6 IK Sävehof 28 23 32 26 25
6 IK Sävehof 20 28 23 27
5 Alingsås HK 27 23 24 33
4 HK Malmö 20 22 26 21
5 Alingsås HK 24 31 20 27

Season statisticsEdit

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals
1   Simon Jeppsson Lugi HF 236
2   Fredrik Petersen HK Malmö 181
3   Lars Møller Madsen HIF Karlskrona 179
4   Linus Arnesson Redbergslids IK 164
5   Hampus Andersson Ystads IF HF 161
6   Tommy Atterhäll HK Aranäs 156
7   Olle Forsell Schefvert IK Sävehof 154
8   Emil Mellegård Redbergslids IK 152
9   Alfred Ehn IFK Skövde 151
10   Hampus Jildenbäck Lugi HF 147

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Player of the monthEdit

Month Player of the Month
Player Club
September   Kim Andersson Ystads IF HK
October   Olle Forsell Schefvert IK Sävehof
November   Simon Jeppsson Lugi HF
December   Linuas Arnesson Redbergslids IK
January   Martin Lindell HK Aranäs
February   Tobias Thulin Redbergslids IK
March   Simon Jeppsson Lugi HF
April   Stig Tore Moen Nilsen IFK Kristianstad

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AttendanceEdit

Team Attendance
IFK Kristianstad 4764
Ystads IF HF 2217
IK Sävehof 1811
Alingsås HK 1700
Lugi HF 1628
IFK Skövde HK 1447
HK Malmö 1257
Eskilstuna Guif 1190
Hammarby IF 1126
HK Aranäs 1022
HIF Karlskrona 1010
IFK Ystad HK 871
Redbergslids IK 865
Ricoh HK 526

[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Statistik - Handbollsligan". Archived from the original on 2017-08-01. Retrieved 2017-06-05.
  2. ^ "Statistik - Handbollsligan".
  3. ^ "Publik". Archived from the original on 2 October 2017. Retrieved 25 June 2017.

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